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Total UK says no evidence of human error behind North Sea gas leak 30 March 2012

At as press conference in Aberdeen on March 30, Total UK's managing director Phillipe Guys said: "At this time there is no evidence of human error." He was giving an update on progress to tackle the leak, which forced the evacuation of all 238 workers on the Elgin platform and a nearby drilling rig, about 150 miles off the coast of Aberdeen, when it was first discovered on March 25....

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Total still evaluating possible action plan for North Sea gas leak 29 March 2012

A spokesman for Total in Paris said a solution to plugging the gas and condensate leak from the Elgin-Franklin field in the North Sea was still being evaluated, according to Reuters. The spokesman said the company had not precisely identified the cause of the incident, and that a decision was some days away. ...

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Total UK shuts down and evacuates North Sea platform after gas leak 27 March 2012

On March 26 Total UK said production had stopped and all 238 personnel had been evacuated from its Elgin Franklin platform and the nearby Rowan Viking drilling rig by helicopter after detection of a significant gas leak. A cloud of gas was reported to be surrounding the platform, which is located 150 miles (240km) off Aberdeen....

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Total investigate gas terminal leak 27 July 2011

Oil and gas company Total is investigating after a leak at one of its terminal in Aberdeenshire. Total confirmed that a liquid, which turns into gas when it comes into contact with the air, leaked from a pipe at the St Fergus plant near Peterhead....

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St Fergus gas terminal upgraded 27 August 2008

The automation system for one of the UK’s largest gas terminals is being upgraded and migrated to ABB’s 800xA control system. The St Fergus gas terminal, 60 km north of Aberdeen in Scotland, receives and processes gas from over 20 North Sea fields, accounting for 15% of the UK’s daily gas requirements. ...